Larch K. is a 51-year-old and lives with two of her children and her husband in Takeo Province. She is a rice farmer and also raises animals to earn a living and is able to make about U.S. $1 of profit a day. Currently, her husband is a truck driver. He usually transports cement and construction materials from building material supply shops to construction sites. Larch K. is asking for a loan of US$1,200 in order to help her husband purchase a work truck to transport construction materials. (Larch K. was not available for picture so her husband is picture instead)
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